The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,397.80 up with +0.13% percent or +9.30 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,633.00 with a loss of -0.11%percent or -6.00 point. The DAX Futures is trading at 12,355.50 with a loss of -0.02%% percent or -3.00 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,534.00 p up with +0.11% percent or +4.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
London stocks were set to edge lower at the open on Monday as investors continued to eye Sino-US trade developments.
The FTSE 100 was called to open 11 points lower at 7,415.
CMC Markets analyst David Madden said: “There has been loads of back and forth in the US-China trade dispute, and last week was no exception, as later in the day on Friday it was announced that President Trump was considering ways to limit US exposure to China. There are a number of different avenues that President Trump is exploring, such limiting US companies’ investment in China, de-listing Chinese companies from US stocks exchanges, in addition to curtailing US investment exposure to China via pensions.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 7,426.62 up with + percent or +0.41 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 5,635.08 with a loss of – percent or ?5.50 point.Germany’s DAX closed at 12,370.90 with a loss of -0.08% percent or –9.54 point.
For the day the Dow is trading at 26,820.25 with a loss of – percent or –70.87 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,961.79 with a loss of – percent or –15.83 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,939.63 with a loss of – percent or –91.03 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,755.84 with a loss of – percent or –123.06 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 26,032.90 up with + percent or +79.96 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,905.19 with a loss of – percent or –26.98 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 38,522.39 with a loss of – percent or –300.18 point at 12:15 PM.